Advertise with us

Advertising with us

We offer a range of advertising and sponsorship opportunities to help promote your business to:

  • Approximately 334,000 residents
  • 11,500 businesses
  • 5,000 council employees
  • 2.5 million commuters through Wakefield Westgate station per year
  • 6.6 million annual visitors

Where you can advertise

On our website

We work with the Council Advertising Network to offer advertising space on our website. We receive, on average, over 400k hits to our website each month. If you are interested in placing advertising on our website, or would like more information, please email advertising@counciladvertising.net. A copy of their privacy policy can be viewed here

Public buildings

We have a number of areas in our public buildings that are suitable for advertising stands.

Lamppost banners

500 sites across the district.

Roundabouts and boundary signs

40 sites located throughout the district. 

The Citizen newspaper

The Citizen is circulated throughout the Wakefield Metropolitan District area to 152,000 households every March. It is a full colour tabloid with a page area of 256mm x 385mm.

2016/17 Citizen rate card

  • Full-page £1,600
  • Half-page £900
  • Quarter page £450

Advertising to Council staff

Advertising opportunities targeted at our staff are available via the intranet, monthly payslips, and the six-weekly staff newsletter.

To enquire about any of our advertising or sponsorship opportunities, please email advertising@wakefield.gov.uk